MCC Men Win Conference Opener

Manhattan, KS - The MCC men's basketball team opened up conference play by knocking off in-state rival, Barclay College, 95-88.  MCC fell behind the Bears early and didn't take the lead until under the 8 minute mark of the first half. At the break MCC held a 47-44 lead. In the second half the Thunder was able to maintain a small lead, and by the 7 minute mark MCC had pushed their lead to 79-65. However Barcaly would not go away easily and the Bears went on a 14-4 run to cut the lead to 83-79 with just over two minutes to play. Sterling Turner hit a big three-pointer for MCC that gave them enough cushion to hold on for the victory. Nick Babalola led the way for MCC with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Mike White added 20 points and 8 boards and Turner chipped in with 19 points, 5 assists and 4 steals.

MCC Scoreboard

2/25/2021 | Mens Basketball vs. No. 2s Arlington Baptist College | L, 88-81 
2/20/2021 | Mens Basketball vs. No. 1 Barclay College | W, 109-90 
2/20/2021 | Womens Basketball vs. No. 5 Faith Baptist Bible College | W, 78-67 
2/19/2021 | Mens Basketball vs. No. 3 Faith Baptist Bible College | W, 93-70 
2/19/2021 | Womens Basketball vs. No. 7 Central Christian College of the Bible | W, 64-57